The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 483 361 421
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +60
Contract jobs citing STL 100 212 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.50% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 152 92
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

STL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -61 85 £600 +4.34% 28
South East -43 13 £350 +8.61% 7
South West -35 2 - - 3
East of England - - - - 8
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 165 (100.00%) C++
2 98 (59.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 97 (58.79%) SQL
4 85 (51.52%) Linux
5 79 (47.88%) Oracle
6 64 (38.79%) UNIX
7 53 (32.12%) Multithreading
8 48 (29.09%) Python
9 44 (26.67%) Windows
10 38 (23.03%) Finance
10 38 (23.03%) Derivative
11 36 (21.82%) Fixed Income
11 36 (21.82%) OO
12 33 (20.00%) C#
13 31 (18.79%) Software Engineering
14 30 (18.18%) XML
15 28 (16.97%) Relational Database
16 25 (15.15%) Perl
16 25 (15.15%) Degree
16 25 (15.15%) Banking
17 24 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 23 (13.94%) Front Office
19 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
20 19 (11.52%) Regression Testing
20 19 (11.52%) Shell Script
21 18 (10.91%) Investment Banking
21 18 (10.91%) Oracle Database
22 15 (9.09%) Analytics
22 15 (9.09%) Java
23 14 (8.48%) OOD

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Project
3 3 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) Multicast
2 2 (1.21%) LTE
2 2 (1.21%) 3G
2 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.21%) GSM
2 2 (1.21%) UMTS
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.97%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.48%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.67%) OLTP
4 11 (6.67%) ObjectStore
5 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) KDB
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Subversion
1 8 (4.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.82%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.82%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.21%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.61%) Hudson
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Build Forge
General
1 38 (23.03%) Finance
2 25 (15.15%) Banking
3 23 (13.94%) Front Office
4 18 (10.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Electronics
6 3 (1.82%) Military
7 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 138 (83.64%) Developer
2 121 (73.33%) C++ Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 19 (11.52%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) Quantitative Developer
5 12 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.27%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.27%) C++/C# Developer
5 12 (7.27%) UNIX Developer
6 11 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
8 9 (5.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 7 (4.24%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Lead Developer
12 3 (1.82%) Software Programmer
12 3 (1.82%) C++ Programmer
12 3 (1.82%) Project Leader
12 3 (1.82%) Programmer
13 2 (1.21%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (59.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 30 (18.18%) XML
3 11 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (6.67%) Twisted
3 11 (6.67%) Django
3 11 (6.67%) .NET
3 11 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (4.24%) HTML
4 7 (4.24%) CSS
4 7 (4.24%) XSLT
4 7 (4.24%) FpML
5 4 (2.42%) Qt
5 4 (2.42%) Middleware
6 3 (1.82%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.21%) WCF
7 2 (1.21%) WPF
7 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.21%) COM
7 2 (1.21%) MFC
7 2 (1.21%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.03%) Derivative
2 36 (21.82%) Fixed Income
3 24 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (8.48%) Credit Risk
5 12 (7.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 11 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
7 9 (5.45%) Grid Computing
8 8 (4.85%) Market Risk
9 7 (4.24%) Mathematics
9 7 (4.24%) Open Source
10 4 (2.42%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.82%) Statistics
11 3 (1.82%) Physics
12 2 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 85 (51.52%) Linux
2 64 (38.79%) UNIX
3 44 (26.67%) Windows
4 7 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.12%) Multithreading
2 36 (21.82%) OO
3 31 (18.79%) Software Engineering
4 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 19 (11.52%) Regression Testing
6 15 (9.09%) Analytics
7 14 (8.48%) OOD
7 14 (8.48%) Low Latency
8 11 (6.67%) Database Tuning
9 10 (6.06%) UML
10 7 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.24%) Validation
10 7 (4.24%) Software Architecture
11 5 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (3.03%) Monte Carlo Method
12 4 (2.42%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (2.42%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.42%) E-Commerce
13 3 (1.82%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) C++
2 97 (58.79%) SQL
3 48 (29.09%) Python
4 33 (20.00%) C#
5 25 (15.15%) Perl
6 19 (11.52%) Shell Script
7 15 (9.09%) Java
8 13 (7.88%) C
9 8 (4.85%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.24%) VC++
11 4 (2.42%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.82%) VBA
12 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (15.15%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) PhD
3 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 79 (47.88%) Oracle
2 7 (4.24%) Sybase
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.82%) Cognizant
4 3 (1.82%) DataSynapse
4 3 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.61%) Perforce
5 1 (0.61%) SolidWorks
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